Garden City, ID Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
99
Garden City's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
21 out of 32
In Idaho
3,027 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Garden City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Garden City, ID?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Garden City has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Idaho, Garden City has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Idaho's index of 94.

The standard of living in Garden City ranks as #3,027 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Idaho. By definition, that implies Garden City ranks as the #3,392 most expensive place in the Gem State.

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Garden City Cost Of Living Vs. Idaho

Living Expense Garden City Idaho National Average
Overall 99 94 100
Services 104 97 100
Groceries 95 95 100
Health 99 97 100
Housing 96 87 100
Transportation 108 107 100
Utilities 81 81 100
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Garden City Cost of Living Vs. ID

Garden City, ID Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Idaho, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$240,200
Median Home Value
$849
Median Rent
$50,185
Median Income
Statistic Garden City Idaho United States
Median Home Value $240,200 $235,600 $229,800
Median Rent $849 $887 $1,096
Median Income $50,185 $58,915 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.8x 4.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Garden City Services Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Garden City Idaho
Shampoo $0.97 $1.06
Movie $10.88 $10.68
Bowling $15.93 $14.67

Detailed Garden City Groceries Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Garden City Idaho
Ground Beef $4.05 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.13 $1.39
Milk $1.37 $2.05

Detailed Garden City Health Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Garden City Idaho
Haircut $22.71 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.81 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.71 $2.34

Detailed Garden City Transportation Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Garden City Idaho
Potatoes $1.98 $3.29
Pizza $9.49 $10.62
Beer $9.27 $9.38
Optometrist $133.84 $108.57
Doctor $124.87 $116.17
Dentist $83.97 $99.13

Detailed Garden City Utilities Costs Vs. Idaho

Item Garden City Idaho
Gasoline $2.37 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.02 $50.07
All Electricity $126.26 $167.67
Phone $170.23 $175.64

Garden City SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8

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